Pekin Tornado http://peoriapublicradio.org en Post-tornado adjustments http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/post-tornado-adjustments <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The tornadoes that tore through Central Illinois a week ago left &nbsp;apparent physical damage. But Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya Koonce reports the memories of living through the natural disaster may also have an impact.&nbsp;</div><div> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 00:49:39 +0000 Tanya Koonce 15450 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Post-tornado adjustments New Images Put Tornado Damage Into Broad Perspective http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/new-images-put-tornado-damage-broad-perspective <p>New images gathered by the City of Pekin using satellite imagery shows the full scale of destruction as viewed from space. The city's <a href="http://tmappsevents.esri.com/website/swipe-midwest-tornadoes/" target="_blank">GIS data from before and after the storm,</a> was referenced and compiled using ESRI software to reveal the path of destruction that Sunday's EF-4 in Washington took. The EF-2 tornado damage in Pekin, and East Peoria is also displayed in <a href="http://tmappsevents.esri.com/website/swipe-midwest-tornadoes/" target="_blank">the website</a>.&nbsp; The large footprint of the damage is immediately evident, as is the debris field just outside of the areas in the nearby farm fields.<br /><br />By selecting "bookmarks" on the upper right-hand side of the <a href="http://tmappsevents.esri.com/website/swipe-midwest-tornadoes/" target="_blank">web page</a>, users can also view additional overlays of satellite images.</p><p> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 04:26:59 +0000 Daryl Scott 15347 at http://peoriapublicradio.org New Images Put Tornado Damage Into Broad Perspective Updated Storm Relief Information http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/updated-storm-relief-information <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Storm Relief Information &nbsp;</strong></p><p></p><p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:55:09 +0000 Daryl Scott & Denise Molina-Weiger 15184 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Updated Storm Relief Information Pekin's tornado recovery effort http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/pekins-tornado-recovery-effort <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Nearly 200 homes were damaged or destroyed in the&nbsp;EF-2 tornado that hit Pekin Sunday.</div><p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 04:26:31 +0000 Tanya Koonce 15127 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Pekin's tornado recovery effort